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The world's toughest*1 & fastest*2 SD memory card

18x*3 bend proof, amazing durability and high performance for professionals

  • SONY SF-G TOUGH SD UHS-II card Image
  • SONY SF-G TOUGH SD UHS-II card Image
  • SONY SF-G TOUGH SD UHS-II card Image
  • Movie - Sony SF G series Tough spec SD card
  • Movie - Sony SF-G Series TOUGH Spec. SD Card

01The world's toughest SD card

The world's toughest level of bend strength

A monolithic construction with high hardness materials have resulted in the world's highest level of bend strength,18 times greater than the SD standard (180 N).
This design eliminates the risk of physical damage and protect the data recorded onto the card, ideal for busy professional photographers even under severe shooting locations.

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3-piece construction
arrowarrowThis animation describe about our unique monolithic designThis animation describe about our unique monolithic designMonolithic design:
1-piece construction

Bending resistance test (movie)Bending resistance test (movie)

World's first ribless*4, no write protection switch*4 design

Removed easy to break parts, such as rib and data protection switch of conventional SD cards,
enhances reliability.

*Based on new specifications added by the SD Association.

SF-G series TOUGH spec.SF-G series TOUGH spec realized ribless and write protection switch lessSF-G series TOUGH spec realized ribless and write protection switch lessConventional SD cardSF-G series TOUGH spec realized ribless and write protection switch lessSF-G series TOUGH spec realized ribless and write protection switch less

Highest level Waterproof (IPX8*5) and dustproof(IP6X*5)

This card is waterproof (compliant to IPX8) and recorded data is undamaged even if the card is submerged in 5 meters of water for up to 72 hoursThis card is waterproof (compliant to IPX8) and recorded data is undamaged even if the card is submerged in 5 meters of water for up to 72 hours

Completely sealed with monolithic structure, this card is waterproof (compliant to IPX8) and recorded data is undamaged even if the card is submerged in 5 meters of water for up to 72 hours.

The card is used in dusty or dirty areas or dropped in mud, it can be washed in fresh water and wiped off to be used again for perfect flexibilityThe card is used in dusty or dirty areas or dropped in mud, it can be washed in fresh water and wiped off to be used again for perfect flexibility

Also completely sealed with monolithic structure, the card is dustproof (compliant to IP6X) and keeps out all dust particles, and can be used in severe shooting environment.
Even if the card is used in dusty or dirty areas or dropped in mud, it can be washed in fresh water and wiped off to be used again for perfect flexibility.

*IPX8 : This class of 'waterproof performance' is defined in IEC standards, etc. (9 levels, from 0-8) as the highest level, indicating 'the ability to keep water out of the interior even after continued submergence'. (**According to Sony testing using tap water.)

*IP6X: This class of 'dustproof performance' is defined in IEC standards, etc. (7 levels, from 0-6) as the highest level, indicating 'the ability to keep dust out of the interior'.

Shock resistance clears drop tests from 5 meters

The monolithic construction with rock-solid mateials provides shock resistance, withstanding drops test from a height of 5 meters.
This design reduces the risk of damage from dropping when swapping the card out frequently at busy shooting locations.

This design reduces the risk of damage from dropping when swapping the card out frequently at busy shooting locationsThis design reduces the risk of damage from dropping when swapping the card out frequently at busy shooting locations

High Reliability for Professional Photographers

In addition to the world's highest level of durability, this card offers has X-ray proof(ISO7816-1), Magnet-proof, Anti Static, temperature proof, UV Guard, and wide-ranging compatibility with major UHS-II-supporting DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

See Compatible Cameras
(supporting UHS-II)linklink

SONY Memory Media's Reliabilities are Temperature Prof, UV Guard, X-ray Proof, Magnet Proof, Anti Stastic, CompatibilitySONY Memory Media's Reliabilities are Temperature Prof, UV Guard, X-ray Proof, Magnet Proof, Anti Stastic, Compatibility

02The world's fastest SD card

Get the most out of burst shooting

Capture an instant action with continuous shootingCapture an instant action with continuous shooting

Sony developed high-speed capture technology to achieve the world's fastest write speed of up to 299MB/s*2. Along with the supporting UHS-II interface, this revolutionary write speed maximizes the burst-shooting capabilities of high-end DSLRs. 

The SF-G series supports the continuous shooting of 241 compressed RAW or 362 JPEG images when shooting by α9*2, which has burst-shooting capability up to 20 frames per second.

Shorter Buffer Clearing Time

Never miss the critical moment
Greatly reduce buffer clearing time with its ultra-fast write speed, you can quickly start another burst shooting. You can shoot the decisive moment even at unexpected photo opportunities.

■ Buffer clearing time (tested with α9)

SF-G Tough spec is 1.8 times faster buffer clearing compared to other fast UHS-I SD cardsSF-G Tough spec is 1.8 times faster buffer clearing compared to other fast UHS-I SD cards

*1.8 times*2 faster buffer clearing compared to other fast UHS-I SD cards

Dependable High-resolution 4K Video Recording

Capture every moment in stunning detail
With the world's fastest write speed – up to 299MB/s – the SF-G series memory card can record high-quality 4K video.
It supports V90, highest standard of video speed class, UHS speed class 3* and SD speed class 10 formats.

< What is the "Video Speed Class"? >
This is a standard defined by the SD Association for video recording. It guarantees a minimum write speed necessary for video recording. Currently there are five grade (V90, V60, V30, V10, and V6). V90 (Video Speed Class 90), guarantees a minimum write speed of 90 MB/s, and supports stable recording high resolution video such as 4K and 8K.

For fast backups to PC

Quickly transfer high-capacity photo and video files with world‘s fastest read speed up to 300MB/s*2. It’s the perfect solution to drastically improve your workflow efficiency after shooting.
(When transferring with UHS-II supporting MRW-S1 memory card reader.)

■ Transfer Time to PC

SF-G Tough spec is 2.6 times faster data transfer to PC compared to a high-speed UHS-I SD memory cardSF-G Tough spec is 2.6 times faster data transfer to PC compared to a high-speed UHS-I SD memory card

2.6 times*2 faster data transfer to PC compared to a high-speed UHS-I SD memory card.

*When transferring 500 photos (7.3GB in total).

MRW-S1:Sony SD Memory Card Reader

Supports UHS-II memory cards and maximizes the high-speed transfer capabilities of the SF-G series memory cards. The MRW-S1 also enables faster backup of large files to a PC via a USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface versus copying through an SD slot.

See Performance with Compatible Cameraslinklink

Photo of Sony SD Memory Card Reader MRW-S1, supports UHS-II and high-speed transfer capabilities USB 3.1 Gen 1Photo of Sony SD Memory Card Reader MRW-S1, supports UHS-II and high-speed transfer capabilities USB 3.1 Gen 1

03"SD Scan Utility"*6,
Flash Memory Checkup Application

Flash Memory Checkup Application Windows and Mac OS user interface imageFlash Memory Checkup Application Windows and Mac OS user interface image

Flash memory used in memory cards has a limited number of write cycles because it gradually wears out as data is overwritten repeatedly over time. Once a memory card has reached the limit of write cycles, it is no longer able to accept data for recording, even while shooting.

SD Scan Utility helps you check the condition of your SD memory card. By scanning the flash memory, it tells you whether your SD memory card is working in good condition or is about to reach the limit. Knowing the condition in advance, you can avoid missing your important moment or scene to be recorded.

Compatible with Windows and Mac OS.

Click here for further SD Scan Utility details.linklink

04File recovery software

Shoot with confidence
Sony Memory Card File Rescue recovers photos and video files that were accidentally deleted*7, including several types of RAW data and 4K XAVC S video files. Available as a free download to Sony memory card customers.
Compatible with Windows.

Click here for further File recovery software details.linklink

Footnotes

  • *1 : As a consumer SD card. Based on SONY internal testing which conforms to SD bending test standard. Sony investigation as of August 2018.
  • *2 : Based on SONY internal testing. Transfer speeds vary, and are dependent on host devices, the OS version or usage conditions. To effectively utilize the product's high-speed capabilities, your compatible device must support UHS-II. Sony investigation as of August 2018.
  • *3 : Performance 18x stronger compared to SD bending test specification of 10N.
  • *4 : As a SD card of 2.1mm thick. Conformance to Ribless card specifications of Standard Size SD Card Mechanical Addendum 6.0. Sony investigation as of August 2018.
  • *5 : Conformance to IP68 standard. We cannot guarantee against damage to record data or card in all situations and conditions.
  • *6 : Need to be installed on Windows PC or Mac before using.
  • *7 : Based on SONY internal testing. We cannot guarantee against damage to record data or card in all situations and conditions.